Domestic violence is a serious issue that may impact the lives a number of Tennessee residents regardless of their income, race, or gender. It can tear families apart, and allegations of domestic violence can lay rifts between individuals far into the future. Additionally, a person who is claimed to be a domestic violence perpetrator may find themselves in legal trouble if their alleged actions result in criminal charges.
Domestic violence is a unique area of the law in that it has repercussions in both the civil and criminal court systems. While a claim of domestic violence may result in a person facing a charge of assault or battery, it may also cause a person to lose custody of their child, see their visitation rights diminished, or lose contact with individuals who they truly love.
With so much at stake, it is important that men and women who are accused of committing domestic violence seek legal help to make sure that they are doing everything they can to avoid the truly devastating consequences of conviction on domestic violence grounds. With the right representation, a person may be able to clearly present their side of the story and avoid the serious and life-altering consequences that can attach if they are labeled a domestic violence perpetrator by the courts.
Sam Byrd, attorney at law, is a zealous advocate for individuals who are caught in this difficult and complex area of the legal system. His practice spans both criminal defense and family law, and he is therefore prepared to help his clients with whatever legal dilemmas arise from their alleged domestic violence. He can be reached through is law firm's website, which has a section entirely devoted to domestic violence.